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American Hiking Society is the national voice of hikers. As hiking experts, American Hiking Society can provide insightful information and resources on all things hiking.

American Hiking Society champions conservation issues, supports volunteer stewardship, and provides critical resources to help plan, fund, and develop trails. We also provide resources to the public about how and where to hike and are committed to increasing the participation and enjoyment of hiking by everyone.

Press & Media Inquiries

Please send general inquiries to Wesley Trimble, Communications & Creative Director at or call 301.565.6704x703. 


For inquiries regarding Volunteer Vacations, please email Ellie Place, Program Manager at or call 301.565.6704x704. 

Recent Press Releases

National Trails Day® 2021

May 5, 2021

America’s Largest Trails Event to Feature Pledgeto Save Trails and Build a More Inclusive Outdoors Silver Spring, MD –  Millions…

Hiking Community Applauds Biden Administration’s Climate Actions, including Steps to Protect Public Lands with a Pause on New Energy Leases

January 27, 2021

Silver Spring, MD—Following the announcement of Executive Orders to address the climate crisis, including a pause on oil and gas…

Hiking Community Celebrates Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act

July 22, 2020

Silver Spring, MD—In anticipation of the House of Representatives passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, American Hiking Society (AHS),…

Hiking Community Celebrates Senate Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act

June 17, 2020

Silver Spring, MD – In response to the Senate’s 73-25 passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, American Hiking Society…

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